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Prep Chef

The Prep Chef will be flexible and hands on in all areas providing a range of profitable catering offers that work in harmony with the Reader’s ethos and vision, generating revenue and supporting our wider activity predominantly creating sandwiches salads and fillings plus any other food preparation required.

Our ideal candidate would have experience within a commercial kitchen/cafe environment with a keen interest and passion for food. You will be self-disciplined and able to produce food to a high standard with attention to detail. Experience in catering is essential.

It is expected you will have responsibility for the overall daily operation of the Mansions prep kitchen and catering processes and being mindful of industry cost margins. You will need the practical skills to execute this and directly reporting to the Head Chef contributing to the development of innovative seasonal sandwich and salad menus.

A current and relevant health and safety/food hygiene certificates are essential. You will work closely with the Social Enterprise team.

Based at

Calderstones Park, Liverpool, L18 3JB


Minimum 20 hours per week on a rota basis spanning 0800-1800 Winter 0800 - 2000 hours, Summer Monday to Sunday

Rate of pay

£8.71 - £10.33 per hour, dependent on experience



Reporting to

Catering Manager